9th October 1897: Tyldesley 3 Wigan 0
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Tyldesley 3 Wigan 0 - Saturday 9th October 1897
Venue: Garrett Hall, Tyldesley
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Edward Peet, 2. John Winstanley, 3. Peter Foster, 4. Percy Jago, 5. R.Robinson, 6. Frank Dixon, 7. Billy Halliwell

WiganlForwards:l

8. Jack Brown, 9. Williams, 10. Rueben Collier, 11. Bill Yates, 12. Jack Blackburn, 13. J.Walsh, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

A first half try from Miller for Tyldesley was enough to condemn Wigan to their fifth defeat in six games of the season so far. Only Stockport were keeping Wigan off bottom of the table.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Runcorn - Played - 7 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 12
2nd Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 6 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 10
3rd Place:l

St Helens

- Played - 6 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 10
4th Place:l Swinton - Played - 5 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 8
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 6 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 8
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 6 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 7

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13th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 6 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 2